Featherweight contender Anthony Pettis missed weight this morning for his interim title fight against Max Holloway by a head-scratching 3 pounds. Pettis spoke with FS1’s Megan Olivi and offered his explanation for why he didn’t make the 145 pound limit. 11 more words
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Onetime UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson believes champ Tyron Woodley is game for an immediate rematch after their majority draw at UFC 205.
“I know Dana White definitely wants to see that instant rematch, and as of right now,” Thompson told MMAjunkie Radio. 468 more words
A welterweight battle fought to a draw justifies a revisit, but leaves a deserving contender out in the cold.
The current trend within the UFC for immediate rematches is a divisive, and largely unpopular one, but of all the recent fights slated for instant playback, one among the few stands out as presenting a far more compelling case than most for a rerun. 1,102 more words
For too long, our writers’ hyper-specific arguments have been confined to the private corridors of the Internet. Welcome to The List, where we take their instant message bickerings, add a little polish, and make them public. 1,902 more words
Another MMA event, and another judges’ decision that’s left MMA fans scratching their heads.
In this past Saturday’s UFC 205 co-headliner, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley (16-3-1 MMA, 6-2-1 UFC) and challenger Stephen Thompson (13-1-1 MMA, 8-1-1 UFC) gave us a “Fight of the Night” that… 79 more words